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Self awareness comes to West Belconnen

By johnboy - 9 January 2011 21

charnwood - lowest incomes, biggest flatscreens

Gerry-Built has sent in this corker although he appears to have done it on the fly, unwilling to leave his car in this neck of the woods.

Taken on the corner of Tillyard Dr and Kerrigan St the warning sign now reads “Charnwood Lowest Incomes Biggest Flatscreens”.

In this spirit what other suburbs could do with this style of additional documentation?

UPDATE: GB has now sent in a better pic, many thanks.

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Self awareness comes to West Belconnen
Gerry-Built 9:15 pm 09 Jan 11

gospeedygo said :

Assuming that is wood, I’m surprised no ones burned it down yet.

All steel 🙂

The new addition to the sign seems to be simply vinyl cut letters… the kind that are frequently seen around Charnwood-based cars, arranged as the Southern Cross…

The additional touch of the White Commodore in the background was simply luck…

Gerry-Built 9:11 pm 09 Jan 11

gibbering said :

While we’re at it, lets also throw some insults the way of people who live in China. Perhaps if your gay lets also have a chuckle? Handicapped anyone?

Yeah – ’cause that’s *EXACTLY* the same…

gibbering 7:44 pm 09 Jan 11

While we’re at it, lets also throw some insults the way of people who live in China. Perhaps if your gay lets also have a chuckle? Handicapped anyone? Eventually it’ll all come back to “your momma” insults.

At the end of the day most people will handle the insults okay, but 0.01% will go off the deep end. Hope they don’t have access to guns like they do in Arizona.

beejay76 6:25 pm 09 Jan 11

Oh my! That is gold!!

Gerry-Built 5:16 pm 09 Jan 11

@JohnBoy: Had to make it a flying-stop, I drive a White Holden Commodore – car of choice for thugs Canberra-wide… It’d be like moth to the flame in the ‘wood… besides, the ‘good spot’ was taken by the other cars taking photos – LOL

@gibbering: could you please advise the name of your Surgeon? I was considering having me sense-of-humour removed also…

@gg: both ‘facts’ have to be considered ‘per average’ 😛

I laughed when I saw it, just wanted to share the love… peace out…

Chop71 4:36 pm 09 Jan 11

I had a giggle when I read this, although of note Charnwood property (according to All Homes) went up by 14.3% over the past 12 months. (Maybe explaining why residents can afford large screen TV’s)

georgesgenitals 4:18 pm 09 Jan 11

What a lie.

They don’t have the biggest flatscreens.

Pommy bastard 4:09 pm 09 Jan 11

I damn near peed myself. 🙂

cocopops 3:53 pm 09 Jan 11

Lol, how long until someone steals that sign?

gibbering 3:39 pm 09 Jan 11

I gave it a dislike rating as while I don’t live in Charnwood I think encouraging divisiveness in our community will only end in harm. We’re still some way from what you see in America (or even up the road in Manly), but I think it’s a road to stay well clear of don’t you think?

In the US, Fox News claims the highroad as only reporting what the Tea Party says is true and hence can wash their hands of any lunancy that ensues. I guess it depends what kind of media you want to set yourself up as?

taninaus 3:12 pm 09 Jan 11

Brilliant – Truth in advertising for once! must have seen it in Gerry-Built’s travels.

mr reason 1:00 pm 09 Jan 11

Let’s not get too divisive or judgemental because of the people of Charnwood perhaps being a percentile or two below the ACT average level income or education.

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 12:26 pm 09 Jan 11

😀

gospeedygo 12:17 pm 09 Jan 11

Assuming that is wood, I’m surprised no ones burned it down yet.

H1NG0 12:07 pm 09 Jan 11

Hahaha how could anyone dislike that?

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